Russian sarafan, as the person whom I pinned this from said, it's out of period, but still lovely. According to this source: it's a Sarafan from the province of Tver.
Russian national costume, sarafan.
Journal de Luxus, January 1792. Journal de Luxus was a German magazine that was…
Lady’s Museum, Evening Dresses, February 1803. I love the asymmetry of the green one! Very toga-esque!
Fashions of London and Paris, April 1801. How awesome are these gowns? I LOVE the asymmetry of the gown on the right with that wide lace band, and y'all know I’m a sucker for capes like the gown on the left. And two bonus pieces of lovely headwear!
Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1798. I’m in love with this gown. I really like the use of red for the unusual trimming, and I think her sleeves are lovely. Her bonnet is bold and charming and LOOK AT THAT RETICULE! It is AMAZING!
1796 by Ann Frankland Lewis
La Belle Assemblee, Morning Walking Dresses, August 1808.
Fashions of London and Paris, Full Dress, February 1805.
Detail of a painting of a woman looking through an artistic portfolio, by Constance Mayer, 1801